LIES WAJER (Amsterdam, The Netherlands in 1954)Has worked as coordinator at the graphic art department of the ‘Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten’ in Amsterdam (Postgraduate Academy of Fine Arts) during the reorganisation between 1983 and 1987.
In 1993 she created the INMA Foundation and presents the exhibition ‘Desert Tracks’, Australian Aboriginal paintings of Central Australia, a sales exhibition that travelled for two years in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Lives in Spain since 1996 .Joined the NIE Group with the shows: ‘La Mirada del Extranjero’ in 2009 with the installation ‘Still Life’ at the ‘Circulo de Artistas’. In 2012 ‘Desvíos’ (Detours) at the Convent of Santo Domingo, Ronda with the installation ‘Andalucia Rural’ and ‘Uluru’. In 2014 again at the Convento de Santo Domingo with a series of diptychs ‘Harmonies’. In December 2016 their latest group show took place at the gallery space of Toro Tapas. Some solo exhibitions were: Bullfights of of the Goyesca (1996); Romería (Pilgrimage) (1997); Wildflower Afternoons (2009); Contrasts (diptychs I) (2013); Nature Speaks (2014); Rocks and Stones (2015).Some Assignments were: In June 2013 she was asked to document the filming of an episode in the documentary series ‘Secret lives of the artists’ by the BBC and to focus on key scenes/characters, being the presenter Andrew Graham-Dixon and make some iconic images for publicity purposes.In the summers of 2015, 2016 and 2017 she has been the official photographer for the Real Maestranza de Caballería Ronda to document the three days of bullfights at the Goyesca Feria in the oldest still standing (stone) bullring of Spain.